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The 18 Best Spots to Buy Furniture Online

<b>Bedroom Furniture</b><p><b>Ballard Designs</b><br>Well-made pieces that look like heirloom antiques (without the hefty price tags) are what you'll find here, with …

Furniture

Cognitive bias cheat sheet, simplified

Thinking is hard because of 4 universal conundrums.<p><i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia’s crazy list of cognitive biases, and after</i> …

Cognition

18 Memorable Bollywood Movies From The 90s Which Shouldn’t Be Remade At Any Cost

As a 90s kid, I'm really nostalgic about a few movies. That was the era when we were blissfully unaware and Hindi movies meant the world to us. We …

5 Great Mobile Learning Apps (That Are Totally Free)

We’re an on-the-go society. 64% of American adults own a smartphone. Fifteen percent of people with smartphones report it’s their primary source of …

Apps

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …

Self-improvement

Fitness Routine for the Business Traveler

For frequent business travelers, establishing and maintaining a consistent fitness habit can seem almost impossible.<p>With long hours, long duration …

Exercise

5 Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

<b>1. Momondo</b><p>Momondo has this cool and unique way of presenting flight fares to the users. They split up the fares into useful little categories such as …

Apps

12 Fascinating TED Talks for Word Nerds

This playlist of TED talks explores theories and insights about language, words, and linguistics.<p>So many TED talks, so little time. It's impossible to watch them all.<p>If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic. …

Kauravas

The Kauravas are the 100 sons of the King of Hastinapur, Dhritarashtra, and his wife Gandhari who played a significant role in the legendary Indian …

Hinduism

Mahabharata

The <i>Mahabharata</i> is an ancient Indian epic where the main story revolves around two branches of a family - the Pandavas and Kauravas - who, in the …

Hinduism

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

The Hand Release Push-Up<p>Regular Push-Ups Are For the Weak<p>The standard push-up is an effective movement, if you're weak. The structure of the …

Bodyweight Exercise

9 things happier people have in common

In recent years, the science of happiness has exploded. Positive psychology, which focuses on what makes individuals and communities thrive, has been an incredibly popular field of study. Researchers have even started to produce reports on happiness around the globe.<p>It makes sense: we all want to …

Happiness

The truth behind testosterone: why men risk it all

How do hormones such as testosterone and cortisol affect our ability to work, rest and play? A stock-market trader turned neuroscientist has the …

Psychology

Meet David Phillips, The Guy Who Earned 1.2 Million Airline Miles With Chocolate Pudding

David Phillips is a deal-finding genius, and you can travel like him too.<p>If there’s anyone who knows how to hack a travel deal, it’s DavidPhillips.<p>In 1999, the civil engineer from California catapulted into fame after he earned a whopping 1.2 million airline miles by taking advantage of a Healthy …

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Public Speaking

I asked 6 top psychologists to tell me what blows their mind — here are their answers

If you're at all inclined to nerd out over the study of human behavior (nope, not me), the convention is one of the coolest places you'll ever find yourself.<p>Dozens of top psychologists were there to present their findings on topics including happiness and well-being, memory, and goal pursuit.<p>Around …

Psychology

Fitness bucket list: ten things you should do before you die

Everyone loves a bucket list! So, what should you put on your list of ultimate fitness goals?<p>I've compiled a selection of challenges that should get your juices flowing. To help narrow things down, I've separated them into three categories: endurance, strength and adventure. They contain some …

Hiking

Have you been hacked? These four websites can tell you

These days, data breaches are growing more numerous — and more worrisome. After all, how are you supposed to protect your passwords and login …

Double the Lifespan of Your Water Heater For Less Than $50

Stop rust before it happens.<p>Rust happens. Especially to steel-tank water heaters. Manufacturers take precautions to protect the water heater, but the best they can do is delay its inevitable demise. However, if you learn a little about how your water heater is built, and you take care of this one …

Home Improvement

The 10 Most Useful Car Hacks You Can Learn From YouTube

From de-icing door locks to getting more gas in your tank, here are a few tricks for getting the most out of your car.<p>Owning a car means investing in it—not only your money, but also your free time. Fortunately, just as home innovations abound, the DIY spirit is alive and well in the automotive …

Housekeeping

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Books

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Bodyweight Exercise

The complete list of Siri commands

(Almost) everything you can say to Apple's virtual assistant.<p>There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something …

10 Chrome extensions that can save you hundreds of dollars

Amazon Assistant for Chrome<p>Honey<p>​Pricescout<p>​Walla.by<p>​The Camelizer<p>​Fakespot<p>​InvisibleHand<p>​CouponCabin<p>Offers.com<p>eBay for Chrome

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

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